Information Associate, Physical Sciences Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
posted June 11, 2013 3:53 PM
The Dartmouth College Library seeks a temporary (6 month) Information Associate to join a collaborative team at the Kresge Physical Sciences Library, providing information, instruction and collection services to faculty and students in the physical sciences, mathematics and computer science areas. This position provides support for a wide variety of projects initiated by Kresge staff, as well as direct user assistance.
Reporting to the Head, Kresge Physical Sciences Library, the individual in the term position will assist with collection development projects such as assessment, deaccessioning and purchasing materials; develop and maintain research guides and other instructional materials; develop content for the Kresge website; and provide information assistance to faculty, students and staff.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Experience in a library or educational setting, preferably in a science or engineering context. Experience with online information resources. Preferred: Working knowledge of and proficiency with major research resources, databases, and publications in the sciences.
Note: This is a temporary, 6 month position July - December 2013
GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 3.3 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library's mission is to foster intellectual growth and advance Dartmouth's teaching and research missions by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.
APPLICATION: For more information and to apply, please see https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/19317